About Us

Who We Are

The consultancy was founded and is led by Tim Dent who has over 30 years front-line operations, strategic management and consultancy experience in the public, commercial and not-for-profit sectors.

If we need to augment our team, we have an extensive network of trusted partners and associate consultants who can provide the following specialist skills:
  • Architectural services
  • Business modelling
  • Procurement
  • Facilities modelling
  • Economic impact
  • Market research
  • GIS mapping
  • Planning advice

Our Credentials

Having held a number of senior positions in leading sport and leisure organisations, founder and lead consultant, Tim Dent has an advanced understanding of the day to day challenges facing service providers and event organisers.

Tim has  over 10 years consultancy experience and has delivered over 40 projects. He also has held a number of senior management positions in the commercial, public and third sectors.  A career highlight was leading the Programme Management Office for The 2014 Ryder Cup, which was hailed by commentators, media and public as being ‘the best-organised ever’.

Tim is Prince2, project management, practitioner qualified; a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity and regularly contributes to the national debate on industry policy. He also lectures on sports planning and events management, regularly presents at national conferences and is an active member and volunteer of several community sports clubs.

Tim’s extensive experience provides clients with  comfort that they have hired a professional who has ‘done the job’ and confidence that solutions will be practical, realistic and effective.

Why Us

What differentiates re:creation consulting is that we only use experienced consultants with ‘coalface’ industry experience. Tim works with like-minded professional Associates and can create bespoke teams, comprising specialist professionals to work on your project.

This provides confidence you have hired problem solvers, who understand your day to day challenges and can adapt quickly to connect with your team.

Our clients tell us they like our open and friendly (yet professional) approach and our energy and enthusiasm. They are also impressed with our candour, ability to ‘get under the skin’ of projects and ask the right questions – which can bring fresh insights to the table, resulting in more effective solutions.

Our Clients

We have successfully helped many large, medium and small organisations. Our client list is drawn from the following sectors:
  • Government
  • Local authorities
  • National agencies
  • Sports governing bodies
  • Sports rights holders
  • Event organisers
  • Sport and leisure trusts/social enterprises
  • Visitor attractions
  • Community sports clubs and voluntary organisations
Some of those we have worked with include:
  • sportscotland
  • Glasgow Life
  • Glasgow City Council
  • Edinburgh Leisure
  • The City of Edinburgh Council
  • Scottish Government
  • Scottish Rugby
  • Scottish Football Association
  • South Ayrshire Council
  • Midlothian Council
  • SkillsActive
  • Museums Galleries Scotland
  • Garioch Sports Trust – Inverurie Sports Development Project

Get in touch

We would love to hear from you.

If you think you would benefit from working with a consultancy that can bring projects to life, uses language everyone can understand and a track record of delivering solutions, please get in touch.

re:creation consulting

The consultancy provided excellent project management support meeting all the objectives.

Business Improvement and Project Management

I would have no hesitation recommending re:creation consulting to others; they delivered for us.

Feasibility and Business Case to Improve Community Access to Schools

The Facilities Development team would be happy to recommend their work to others.

Facility Audit and Impact Assessment